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Aerospace and Defence

Morson are the UK's No.1 aerospace recruiter, supplying the aerospace and defence industry for 50 years.

We currently have over 7,000 blue and white contractors on assignment across the globe.

  • The UK's No.1 Aerospace Recruiter 

  • 43% of the Group annual turnover is generated in aerospace and defence globally

  • 5 specialist resourcing teams

  • Over 2,000 vacancies filled in aerospace and defence in 2018, with 4,000 contractors on assignment 

We pride ourselves on our involvement with some of the world’s most prominent aerospace and defence organisations, having developed good working relationships with companies that are running many of the most exciting aerospace projects the industry has to offer.

In such a diverse industry, aviation and aerospace jobs can take candidates down a wide range of career paths, both internationally and here in the UK. With aerospace jobs required in both military and civilian aviation projects, this dynamic sector regularly throws up a whole host of new opportunities for those interested in working in the industry. Candidates can find opportunities from aviation quality and inspection jobs to aeronautical engineering.

Our aerospace and defence recruitment teams are divided into five specialist sectors - systems and software, design and analysis, manufacturing and production, MRO, and professional services. Dividing our recruitment teams in this way helps us cater for individuals and organisations looking to fill specialist aerospace jobs. Our specialist recruitment teams have a proven track record of being able to locate and successfully place talent across the full lifecycle of aviation and aerospace projects, from the initial design, test and validation stages through to the manufacturing, production and delivery phases. From our extensive candidate talent pool, we are able to source personnel who have vast skill sets, enabling us to recruit individuals that can support the components of each technical area across land, sea and air platforms.

  • Systems and Software

Our dedicated Systems and Software division continues to develop and grow as the demand and requirements for specialist personnel increases.  Our team have experience placing systems and software engineering candidates across all areas of the aerospace and defence sector, from complex missile systems contracts, to the integration of sophisticated avionics systems in aircraft and helicopters.

  • Design and Analysis

The specialist recruitment consultants that make up our aerospace design team are experts in their field. We’ve got experience sourcing and supplying exceptional individuals for niche disciplines in projects both in the UK and around the world. We work with some of the world’s most prominent and exciting aerospace and defence organisations, who are always on the lookout for candidates of exceptional quality to fulfil challenging new roles.

  • Manufacturing and Production

We have full capability in blue and white collar skills, able to supply personnel globally. With 40 years as the UK's leading recruitment supplier our core disciplines range from manufactuing engineers to jig and tool designers. 

  • MRO - Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul

We provide resources and line maintenance support from 'A checks' through to 'D checks', service bulletins and engine changes. Other support activites include: process management, fuel tank repair, AOG teams, training and apprenticeships. We work with Airbus and Boeing fleets, military fixed wing and rotary aircraft with over 3000 personnel on assignment. In 2018 Morson expanded our MRO capabilities by gaining EASA Part 145 approvals on Boeing 737, Airbus A320 and A330 aircraft.  Our MRO activities are an exciting new part of the business that is growing fast. Morson’s line stations have full tooling provision and utilise the latest and greatest equipment in the business. This includes mobile iPads with Morson’s proprietary aircraft maintenance system “”. 

  • Professional Services 

Our professional services recruitment team completes our 'one stop shop' offering of aerospace recruitment services. We recruit for finance, HR, procurement and business change verticals and have 750 white collar contractors on client sites. 



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We have been supplying GKN since 1994. The contract was initially for the supply of technical, manufacturing and engineering contract labor across all GKN Helicopters and GKN Aerospace UK sites.
Through the development of relationships with GKN HR and procurement functions and expansion of services and contracts we have delivered multi millions in savings. There is a seamless approach to the creation of innovative solutions that benefit all parties.